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English Placement Test at the Language Center


This test is designed and administered by the PULC and is used to divide university new entrants into homogeneous groups commensurate with their performance on the test. It is given to new students at the beginning of each semester before the withdraw-and-add deadline.  Students who do not pass the exam are allowed to take it again.The allocation of students to the English language courses the Center offers is determined by their performance on EPT as indicated below:

 

Score on EPT Course student must take
0 - > 50 Remedial English (0130099)
50 - >64 English Language Skills I (0130101)
65 + English Language Skills II (0130102)

 

N.B. The following students are exempted from sitting for EPT:

 

No. Specialization / Major National Exam iBT IELTS
1 Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, All filed of Engineering, English (Literature, Translation, Methods if Teaching English) Joint Programs with foreign Universities 75% 90 6.5
2 Other Scientific Specializations and MBA 65% 69 5.5
3 Humanities, Economics, Administrative Specializations except MBA and all fileds of English 50% 59 5